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Success! Prayer from Uganda raised $219 to fund inguinal hernia repair.

Prayer
100%
  • $219 raised, $0 to go
$219
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Prayer's treatment was fully funded on September 28, 2020.

Photo of Prayer post-operation

June 22, 2020

Prayer underwent an inguinal hernia repair.

Prayer’s surgery was successful! His doctors performed a herniorrhaphy to repair his inguinal hernia. His mother shared that he is now able to move and no longer cries because of pain. He has started to play with others, even before leaving the hospital, and she expects him to have a better quality of life after making a full recovery.

Prayer’s mother shared, “ I am so humbled for the support granted to my son. We could never have afforded his surgery. Thank you very much for this kindness. My son can now play football with his friends and I can continue harvesting my crops.”

Prayer's surgery was successful! His doctors performed a herniorrhaphy to repair his inguinal hernia. His mother shared that he is now able ...

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April 24, 2020

Prayer is a young boy from Uganda who recently joined nursery school. He has been diagnosed with a right inguinal hernia. When he was born, his parents were advised to seek medical care for the inguinal hernia when he was one year old. Unfortunately, owing to a lack of finances, he could not be treated in a timely manner.

He complains of pain whenever he strains, especially when coughing. He also has dysuria. If not treated, he risks having strangulation and infertility. Prayer’s parents are peasant farmers who rely on seasonality to make ends meet. Their income is quite limited to meet the expected cost of surgery.

Fortunately, on April 25th, he will undergo hernia repair surgery at our medical partner’s care center. Our partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $219 to fund Prayer’s surgery. Once completed, this procedure will hopefully allow him to live more comfortably and confidently.

Prayer’s mother says, “I am hopeful that my son will be treated well since he is going to be supported. I know his life will be changed and he can resume school as he misses when feeling in pain. He will still play well with others since it’s his hobby.”

Prayer is a young boy from Uganda who recently joined nursery school. He has been diagnosed with a right inguinal hernia. When he was born, ...

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Prayer's Timeline

  • April 24, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Prayer was submitted by Robert Kariuki, Process Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare, our medical partner in Uganda.

  • April 25, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Prayer received treatment at Karoli Lwanga Hospital, Nyakibale. Medical partners often provide care to patients accepted by Watsi before those patients are fully funded, operating under the guarantee that the cost of care will be paid for by donors.

  • April 26, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Prayer's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • June 22, 2020
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Prayer's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • September 28, 2020
    FULLY FUNDED

    Prayer's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 5 donors

Funded by 5 donors

Treatment
Hernia Repair
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $219 for Prayer's treatment
Hospital Fees
$93
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$14
Supplies
$106
Labs
$6

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